The Transition Team

We want to make sure the congregation knows who has been appointed by the Parish Committee to serve on The Transition Team through the spring of 2021. Gina Halsted and R.L. Smith serve as co-chairs The other members are:Chris HamiltonKathy HuberKen HurdLiz Wilkinson Elizabeth Robbat Kelly was also appointed, but she has stepped down and is now serving as the Read More …

“Can We Talk…About Spirituality”?.

Throughout the month of May, the Transition Team will be facilitating group discussions related to spiritually…how you first started to understand the spiritual realm, why you came to First Parish and what might First Parish do in months and years to come to make the church more spiritually inviting to YOU. As of this posting there a six (6) sessions Read More …

Sign Up for April’s Manish Follow Up Discussions

Two identical sessions (April 14 from 3:00-5:00PM and April 22 from 7:00-9:00PM) will offer attendees the opportunity to converse openly and frankly about Manish’s ministry at First Parish and his “Passport” video. These will be facilitated conversations, with both structured and unstructured time that will allow people time to voice their views and hear others. PARENTS NEEDING CHILDCARE ON APRIL Read More …

Five Focus Points of an Interim Period

As we travel through our interim period, we will be discussing and reflecting on all five areas represented above. Until we have a firm grasp of the answers to these questions, it would be unwise to undertake a search process. Finding the answers to these searching questions is one of the reasons we have chosen to have our interim period Read More …

Report Back on Findings from January’s Listening Circles now available

Members of The Transition Team give a presentation on what was heard during the 12 Listening Circles held during the month of January. A hard copy report titled “Transition Team Listening Circles Report – March 3, 2019” was also prepared and is now available to the public.